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Jul 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> joining us now is rob from b.g.e. with the latest on the power outages. good morning. at least check, we had 320,000 people. >> we're below 314,000 and maybe lower at this point. we've restored well over a quarter of a million customers so we're making progress but i don't think we should be feeling that great about the fact that that many has been restored and get comfortable with that because the reality is this restoration effort is going to go deep into this week but the emphasis on the word deep. >> and what people need to keep in mind is they may be seeing progress and they're seeing the numbers drop but pretty soon, it's going to be fewer and fewer people each day that get their lights back on. >> if you think about what happened during hurricane irene, in that instance, we had made significant progress by day two or three, we had restored about 70% of the customers. then we got into the individual outages and that just takes a lot of work and the problem is here, all of us did not expect this type of storm and so the utilities we would normally reach to were also affected and we
NBC
Jul 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
is restored. we have rob gold from b.g.e. joining us on the phone. i know you guys are making progress. i've seen it myself. the routes are back on on route 140 yesterday, what is the situation this morning? >> we have making progress. we have over 600 out-of-state utility workers that are coming en route to us and they'll be augmenting the fight. the problem really was as was the case with irene or any other storm that is the nature of this damage, it's taking manpower to get out there, cut away the trees, understand what you have and get the lights and power back on by restoring all of the pieces of equipment that keep our service on on a regular basis. >> you guys know it's hot so you're working as fast as you can. >> well, we are. the problem is, though, i think -- think about society. our expectations have all changed. and we want our power back on now. and i think people forget very quickly the sound of that storm as it rolled through, the feeling of the house shaking. this was violent. and the reality is it took a lot of toll on our system and not just our system. this was the en
NBC
Jul 22, 2012 9:00am EDT
could really use your support. >> and the sunday hours for artscape are 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. >> congressman elijah cummings has been awarded for his work on a paper route more than 50 years ago. the afro-american newspaper recognized congressman cummings and several other former paperboys and girls during its 120th anniversary celebration. the paper is the longest running african-american family-owned newspaper in the nation. cummings delivered papers for the publication from 1960 to 1964. >> did many things, prepared me for this moment. >> the awards breakfast was held at the reginald f. lewis museum and attended by former congressman and ncaa president mfume and anthony brown. >> here on tv hill, with the olympics five days away, will all eyes be on olympic gold medalist and baltimore's own michael phelps? of course, we'll check in live with his family straight ahead. >> the national aquarium will be here in studio with some very -- oh, boy, i have to touch those guys? special guests. we'll see about that. >> be bold! >> those were the animals that i got to deal with
NBC
Jul 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
winds that are bringing some of that rain here to us and probably will for much of the day? >> yeah, that on-shore flow is what kept us so damp yesterday and kept our temperatures down and kept the clouds in and we saw some pretty heavy rain across the area. fortunately, this is going to start to break apart. while we are starting off with that pattern once again, we're hoping to dry out. again, it's the afternoon. yesterday, high temperatures barely made it into the upper 60's and low 70's and with that very moist low coming off the northeast. today we're starting off in the 60's once again but expected to move into the mid 80's this afternoon. fog and drizzle to start off the day. if i'm optimistic, afternoon sunshine, a few breaks for it. you spend most of the day under the cloud cover. at least we're starting to warm things up. this is all great news to get all this rain helping us bring us out of the drought. details on that when we come back in the seven-day forecast. >> our big story this morning, as police and federal agents continue their investigation in aurora, colorado,
NBC
Jul 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
60's in some of the cooler spots. we definitely could use some rain. 8 inches for the entire year. and the rain we get will be beneficial. seven-day forecast. we heat up. we see the rain chances return and a big drops in temperatures. >> the greatest oral -- the greatest orioles pitcher. check out that statute. many former orioles great store on hand including cal ripken and eddie murray who will soon have their statues unveiled. >> what makes me emotional is the fact that i did it all here and people supported me. the statue is symbolic. we had a lot of other great pitchers. >> you can hear more about his big honor. >> a local basketball coach was also honored yesterday. families and friends put on a series of basketball games to help pay for his medical treatment as he battles alzheimer's disease. >> this was not just a basketball game, but a chance for teammates to give back to someone who made a difference in their lives. >> i think he was a guy that really instilled in me a lot of value, a lot of encouragement to analyze more. >> the legendary coach led them to national ranki
NBC
Jul 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
that in detail and check the seven day forecast in a few minutes. stay with us. >> the heat is our big story. with it staying so hot for so long, officials are warning of potential dangers. >> 11 news reporter sheldon dutes has more on the heat related illnesses to watch out for. >> these kids didn't need anyone to tell them how hot it is. >> cools you off! >> it's like a relief because we're finally not hot no more! >> and the little ones weren't the only ones to cool down. >> i come out here to cool off real quick. >> ice, ice, ice, ice! ice! >> over at the african-american festival near m&t bank stadium, the heat was just as stifling. >> throw it on the cement and it's going to cool. >> doing the water, this will add at least 10 to 20 degrees to this temperature that's outside. >> even with all the bottled water, air conditioned tent and these misting zones, it just wasn't enough to keep everyone cool. by 6:00 p.m., firefighters say they treated between 15 and 20 people for heat-related illnesses at the festival and with 10 reported heat-related deaths around the state, health offic
NBC
Jul 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
in the woods in north point. county police tell us somebody found the remains behind the exxon gas station. officials say it looks like a man's body and it has been there quite a while. the remains were taken it the state medical examiner's office for further investigation. to the race for the white house. president obama campaigned in virginia for the second straight day and took to the airwaves an attack campaign but the romney camp is fighting back. >> at a rally near richmond hundreds braved the downpour to see president obama in a way you have seen him before. >> not letting a little rain chase us away. >> he took on both mother nature and republican mitt romney in a state that is looking like a key fall battle ground. >> he invested in companies that have been called pioneers of outsourcing. >> that is the new add attacking romney's time at bain capital. >> oh beautiful for spacious skies for amber waffles of grain. >> ram any says the outsourcing claims are untrue. >> the president's campaign has been, i think, outrageous in making the charges they have. i think the kinds of attac
NBC
Jul 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
sticky pattern and at least today, most of us spend the day without any thunderstorms. look outside right now and you can see temperatures mainly around 70 degrees. we've got 72 in catonsville and 70 in randallstown. much more of those you get downtown. 77 is current temperature at the inner harbor. forecast for today, mostly sunny skies. just a few clouds by the afternoon. it's going to be warm in the mid to upper 80's but a little less humid so it actually feels quite comfortable. this is back to normal temperatures for this time of the year. later today, there may be an isolated storm that pops up. we'll tell you where when we come back in the seven-day forecast. >> well, day two of the summer olympics and the u.s. already has five medals under its belt. >> more swimming today plus two americans try to set records. tracie potts is in london this morning with more on today's competition. >> so far, the games belong to 'ryan lochte. >> 'ryan lochte is back in the water today after winning gold in the 400 meter individual medley with a comfortable three seconds to spare. >> this is only
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